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Free things to do in New York City! Free events in New York City! (All events are free unless otherwise noted)

You never run out of free things to do, free events to go to in New York City! So start taking advantage of those free things to do today! Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides with non-ending amount of free things to do, free events to go to!

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The quality and quantity of free events, free things to do that happen in New York City every day of the year is truly amazing.

Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge!

The trick is to know about those free events, free things to do BEFORE they happen, not after the fact. That's where Club freeTime comes in handy -- Club freeTime allows you to take advantage of all the free things to do, all the free events that take place in New York City, as you find out about them just in time! Start using these unique New York City opportunities today!

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Club freeTime is the only complete source of free events, free things to do in New York City: your perfect guide to free Entertainment & free Culture in the City that never sleeps.

Contrary to the common misconception that most of free events, free things to do, happen in New York City in summer, October and March are the busiest months in New York City in terms of free events, free things to do. That 'summer' misconception is due to big publicity that some of New York City summer free events, free thing to do get.

In fact, New York City, NYC, never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free events, free things to do whether it's summer or winter, spring or fall. Start using these unique New York City opportunities today!

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We make sure that New Yorkers and visitors to New York are informed about ALL free events, ALL free things to do that happen in New York City. The variety and quality are just mind boggling!

NYC, NY free events, free things to do: low budget/high class!

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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York City, Club freeTime offers its members complimentary tickets (a member can reserve up to 5 complimentary tickets per performance) to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater in New York City: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club freeTime members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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Free culture & free entertainment in New York City is low budget, but high class!

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'Open up a whole new cultural world... in one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, sampling cultural delights beyond anyone's wildest dream.' Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer, cameraman, and TV producer

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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free things to do,
free events to go to
in NYC
today!

9 free (and almost free) dance:
performances, lessons, dancing in New York City (NYC)


New Dance: Paul Taylor II / Naganuma Dance.
Photo by Vanessa Gonzalez-Bunster.

Free dance performances, dancing, and dance lessons are among the many free, low budget and inexpensive events New York City has to offer... Keep dancing!

Dance Performance |
This one-hour version of the beloved holiday ballet is set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score, with innovative choreography by longtime New York Theatre Ballet choreographer, Keith Michael. Audiences are invited to come early before each show to take photos with their favorite characters. Please note, seating is first come, first served and early arrival is strongly suggested.Audience members have a chance to take photos with their favorite characters two hours prior to the performance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Dec 3
1:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, December 03, 2016, 12/03/2016, New York Theatre Ballet performs The Nutcracker
Dance Performance |
This one-hour version of the beloved holiday ballet is set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score, with innovative choreography by longtime New York Theatre Ballet choreographer, Keith Michael. Audiences are invited to come early before each show to take photos with their favorite characters. Please note, seating is first come, first served and early arrival is strongly suggested.Audience members have a chance to take photos with their favorite characters two hours prior to the performance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Dec 3
7:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, December 03, 2016, 12/03/2016, New York Theatre Ballet performs The Nutcracker
Dance Performance |
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II thrills audiences with the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world, from Argentina and Mexico to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Flamenco Vivo highlights the diversity of national traditions of music, carols, and dance, while also reflecting the broad influence of Spanish culture throughout the Americas.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Dec 8
6:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, December 08, 2016, 12/08/2016, Navidad Flamenca: A Holiday Celebration with Flamenco Vivo
Dance Lesson |
Winter weather got you down? Join the hui! By day, Dara Faust is the shoe supervisor of the New York City Ballet. By Night, Faust has the kuleana (responsibility and privilege) of teaching for Nā Lehua Melemele, a New York City Hui (group, club, alliance) that is comprised of individuals who are joined or united by a common love of the hula. Faust comes to the Library to lead an interactive evening exploring the native art of Hawaiian dance, expressing all that we see, hear, smell, taste, touch, and feel.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Fri, Dec 9
7:00 pm

Free
Dance Lessons, December 09, 2016, 12/09/2016, Holiday Hula Party
Dance Performance |
Curated by Ishmael Houston-Jones this performance offers choreographers an opportunity to show their work in various stages of development.Performances are followed by discussion and a reception during which artists and audiences share perspectives about the works-in-progress.Tonight: Eva Dean Dance iele paloumpis
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 10
3:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, December 10, 2016, 12/10/2016, Dance Works-in-Progress
Dancing |
A buzzing trend around the world, Quiet Clubbing will transform the space into a high-energy dance party under the magic of the Luminaries canopy. When you arrive, you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between three DJs with a flip of a switch, each spinning their own flavor. The blue, red or green light on each headset shows which DJ you are listening to, so choose to dance with friends, like-minded strangers or rock out on your own! Arrive early—headphones are first come, first served.Please note: Participation is free, but a credit or debit card is required to borrow headphones. There will be a $100 charge to your card if the headphones don’t come back at the end of the party!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 10
7:00 pm

to 11:00 pm

Free
Dancings, December 10, 2016, 12/10/2016, Quiet Clubbing
Dancing |
A buzzing trend around the world, Quiet Clubbing will transform the space into a high-energy dance party under the magic of the Luminaries canopy. When you arrive, you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between three DJs with a flip of a switch, each spinning their own flavor. The blue, red or green light on each headset shows which DJ you are listening to, so choose to dance with friends, like-minded strangers or rock out on your own! Arrive early—headphones are first come, first served.Please note: Participation is free, but a credit or debit card is required to borrow headphones. There will be a $100 charge to your card if the headphones don’t come back at the end of the party!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Dec 11
1:00 pm

to 5:00 pm

Free
Dancings, December 11, 2016, 12/11/2016, Quiet Clubbing
Dance Performance |
This fall, artists and their collaborators will develop new projects during a residency period that encourages peer exchange by hosting multiple artists in studios and theaters concurrently. These offer a rare glimpse into the creative process and give artists a chance to share their works-in-progress. 2PMKota Yamazaki (pictured)Project: A dance work inspired by Butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata's notion of "dance of darkess."3PMManuela InfanteProject: A compilation of monologues examining the relationship between humans and plants. 4PMDianne McIntyreProject: A movement and sound-based work drawing on themes of "searching."
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 15
2:00 pm

to 4:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, December 15, 2016, 12/15/2016, Dance Studio Showings
Dance Performance |
Curated by Ishmael Houston-Jones this performance offers choreographers an opportunity to show their work in various stages of development.Performances are followed by discussion and a reception during which artists and audiences share perspectives about the works-in-progress.Tonight: Pepper Fajans Laura Shapiro
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Feb 27
3:00 pm

Free
Dance Performances, February 25, 2017, 02/25/2017, Dance Works-in-Progress
Complimentary Tickets

to shows, concerts ... (CFT Deals!)

Concert | Gospels

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Musical | A fun musical for everyone with a Broadway performer!

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Classical Music | Life and music of a Russian Romantic composer

Regular: $30; Member: $0.00

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